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In living memory: Norimitsu Tosu, 76-year-old hibakusha

In living memory: Norimitsu Tosu, 76-year-old hibakusha

Norimitsu Tosu was born in Hiroshima, Japan in April 1942. On the morning of Aug. 6, 1945, he and his twin brother were washing their hands when they were knocked flat and pinned under the collapsed walls of their bathroom. Their house, like hundreds of structures...

How this cross country tradition builds team culture

How this cross country tradition builds team culture

Many sports teams have their own, special traditions that distinguish them from other teams and give them a sense of identity and community. One such custom, practiced by the Fountain Valley High School cross country team, has been inspiring athletes at FVHS for over...

How to stay healthy in flu season

How to stay healthy in flu season

October is here, and so is the flu season. “The flu is an influenza virus that causes respiratory diseases and is transmitted by droplets,” Nurse Marci McLean-Crawford said. “So if you cough or you sneeze or even when you talk, you let out little tiny droplets. When...

Opinion: ‘OK boomer’ is blowing out of proportion

Opinion: ‘OK boomer’ is blowing out of proportion

The catchphrase “OK Boomer” started off as a dismissive response on social media towards the baby boomer generation in response to their constant complaints towards Millennials and Generation Z in 2015. The phrase received controversy for being offensive to older...

Opinion: Newsom is right to order OC beaches closed

Opinion: Newsom is right to order OC beaches closed

All Orange County beaches are ordered to close temporarily, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said April 30. Given the photos of overcrowded OC beaches that made national headlines last Saturday, this order from Newsom is absolutely necessary.  California, the most...

Community public comments to the HBUHSD Board of Trustees

Community public comments to the HBUHSD Board of Trustees

Huntington Beach Union High School District teachers, parents and students have expressed concerns over what they feel to be a lack of preparation, community involvement and transparency from district leaders since last spring. In response to growing community...